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Shutter Myths

When talking to homeowners about plantation shutters, we hear the same few myths about shutters floating around. Here are some of the most common myths about plantation shutters that we hear about: MYTH: SHUTTERS ARE AN EASY DIY JOB There are many home projects that are easy to do yourself with minimal expertise. Installing shutters may not be one of these projects though. …

Child Safe Corded Window Coverings using Maxxmar’s newest DecoraSafe System!

Health Canada recently released an update concerning Child Safety and Corded Window Coverings. Corded window coverings pose a choking hazard to small children tragically killing a few children each year.Now Maxxmar has released a solution to this danger with its newest Child Safety technology: The DecoraSafe Child Safety System!The DecoraSafe system removes the need to have dangling hazardous cords coming …

Plantation Shutters and French Doors

 When it comes to sunrooms, balconies, patios and doorways, Plantation shutters add a sophisticated look – while still boasting functionality through privacy, variable light control and aesthetic appeal. Installing custom-made plantation shutters in a doorway creates a very appealing aesthetic that also helps to reduce energy costs. Furthermore, by tilting the shutters ever so slightly, your furnishings and carpeting are protected …

Tips to Stop Window Heat Loss this Winter

Exposed or poorly protected windows can be costly during the winter. Did you know that you lose 30% of your homes heat through uncovered windows?Now that winter is coming, we thought some quick tips for window coverings could help add some much needed warmth to your home.Poorly fitted window covering lead to heat loss through windowsTipsUse closely woven, close-fitting blinds …